Caledon Public Library

Adults

Click Create Celebrate

Contests are back this summer with new additions to the photography contest which includes teen and children categories.  Contests run from June 4 to September 10. Click here to learn more.

 

Appy Hours

Need advice for your device ...we can help. Call today for your own private session with one of our technology experts. Free sessions are held at the Albion Bolton Branch on Mondays between 4 and 5 pm. Call 905-857-1400 ext 237 to book an appointment.

 

 

Tech Time

Catch up to the social media world of today with four FREE Adult Workshops that will teach you all the skills you need to connect with Skype, have fun with Pinterest, stay in touch with Facebook, and shine with Instagram. Advanced Registration is required.

As well, another workshop that might interest you is Digital Downloads 101, where you will be able to bring in your own device and learn about our downloadable e-book and audiobook service. Click Here to learn more.

  

 Library Living            

In partnership with Brampton Caledon Community Living, this monthly program is designed specifically for adults with iintellectual disabilities.

For more information about this program, please visit the Library Living page on our website.

 

Adult Book Clubs         

Caledon Public Library Book Clubs offer book lovers the opportunity to meet and discuss books and authors with others. Book clubs provide the perfect venue to share perspectives and understanding on a variety of subjects.  With 11 adult book clubs and 3 youth book clubs meeting monthly at different branches and locations there is sure to be a club that meets your needs.   Membership is free and everyone is welcome.      

 

Author Visit: Andrew Westoll

October 4th |  7:00 pm

Albion Bolton Branch

Andrew Westoll is an award-winning author, journalist and teacher based in Toronto. His national-bestselling book, The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary, is the bio of a chimpanzee family who were rescued from a research laboratory. The Chimps won the 2012 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction. Andrew's much anticipated debut novel, The Jungle South of the Mountain, will be published in the fall of 2016. 

 

Adult Summer Reading 

  Why should kids have all the fun this summer?

  You too can have fun by participating in

  Caledon Public Library's Adult Summer Reading Program

  June 4 - September 10.

  Pick up a reading log at any one of CPL's 7 branches, read 10 books per log with an optional ebook title and enter your completed log (or logs) for an opportunity to win a grand prize reading gift basket. There is no limit on the number of logs you can turn in. So pick up a log and start reading for your chance to win.

Author Visit: Kay O'Neil

Thursday October 20 | Albion Bolton Branch | Community Room

Community Group Information | 5:30 - 7 pm

Author Presentation | 7 - 8 pm

Light refreshments will be served

Kay O'Neil is the author of The Birth of Kerry's Place, which tells the story of the largest provider of services and support for people with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) in Canada. Named after her sister, Kerry's Place was born out of the frustration and determination of a small group of concerned parents who were desperate to change the way people with Autism were supported in the community. Please join us for this inspiring evening. Community groups which provide support and services for children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities will be on hand to answer questions and to provide information.

 

Writers' Ink

If you're an aspiring writer, or are a novelist or poet at heart, the writing group, Writers' Ink, is the group for you.  If you've always wanted to Writers Inkwrite but didn't necessarily know how to get started, or even finish, Writers' Ink will help develop the skills and confidence you will need to pursue your writing dreams!  Writers' Ink also has a blog where members are encouraged to share their work.  For more details, contact Mary Maw, Manager of Communications & Community Development of Caledon Public Library @ 905-857-1400 ext. 228

Albion Bolton Evening Chapter                   1st and 3rd Mondays @ 7 pm

On hiatus for July and August. Reconvening Monday, September 19

Alton Chapter                                              1st Wednesday @ 6:30 pm

Margaret Dunn Valleywood Chapter            2nd Tuesday @ 7 pm

 

KNIT&KNATTER

Caledon Public Library's KNIT&KNATTER has three flocks which meet regularly at three branches. This is an adult program dedicated to providing space for fellow needlers to come together to...well, knit and knatter. Drop by for 30 minutes or stay longer. Please be advised that you will have to leave when the library closes at 8:30 pm.....even if you don't want to! 

KNIT&KNATTER Bolton Flock meets Wednesdays in front of the large windows on the second floor at the Albion Bolton Branch. This flock will be knitting and knattering throughout the summer - bring your crochetting, knitting etc. Everyone welcome!

Wednesdays | 6:00 - 8 :30 pm

**NEW** KNIT&KNATTER Alton Flock meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month at the Alton Branch.  Beginners:  bring knitting needles (suggested size 5 or 6) plus wool for simple beginner projects.  Experienced:  bring knitting project and join the knitting circle. 

Wednesdays | 7:00 - 8 :30 pm

This flock is on hiatus for the summer and will regroup on September 14th.

KNIT&KNATTER Caledon Village Flock

Thursdays | 6 - 8:30 pm

This flock will continue to meet throughout the summer.

Newcomers of all skill levels are always welcome to join in the fun.

 

Artful Library

Caledon Public Library’s Artful Library is an ongoing program which showcases art in the library all year round. We display art exhibits free of charge at all seven branches and include artists of all ages and abilities. Whether you’re in school, a professional artist or just someone who likes to dabble, we have a wall or a shelf with your name on it! No exhibit is too big or too small.  Artful Library

Artful Library - Alton Group

The Artful Library - Alton Group welcomes local artists to share ideas, books, resources, various techniques and works in progress.  The group meets the first and third Saturdays of every month from 10 am - 12 pm @ the Alton Branch in the Community Room adjacent to the library.


Evergreen Award

The Evergreen Award is part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of ReadingForest of Reading program

The Evergreen Award program was introduced in 2005 to give adult library patrons the opportunity to vote for a work of Canadian fiction or non-fiction that they have liked the most.

The winner of the OLA Forest of Reading Awards - Evergreen Award 2015 is

Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese

List of Evergreen Nominees

 

 

 

 

Accessibility @ Caledon Public Library

One of Caledon Public Library's core beliefs, located in our Strategic Plan 2011 is to "provide equitable access to resources and services for all".  In our ongoing efforts to meet the accessibility needs of our patrons we encourage you to complete our online survey.